The winning code was CHB485448 and anyone from the city, or those who might have been visiting relatives or friends there over the festive period, is being urged to check through old tickets, turn out handbags and root through the traditional ‘drawer of stuff’ in their kitchen in order to uncover the precious slip of paper. Unclaimed EuroMillions prizes are transferred to the Good Causes fund after 180 days, along with the interest that has been accrued.
Lottery fans are being asked to cast their minds back to the day in question to help stir any memories that might help them retrieve this passport to a millionaire lifestyle. You might have played your numbers before coming home to settle down with the kids to watch the Pixar adventure Cars 2 on BBC1 that day, or maybe you remember buying popcorn with your EuroMillions ticket before delving into Spielberg’s war epic Saving Private Ryan on Channel 5.
In the East Midlands city that night, the Leicester Riders took on Worcester Wolves in the British Basketball League at the Leicester Community Sports Arena, whilst Cinderella was the panto running at the DeMontford Hall.
You can ensure you never miss out on a lucrative EuroMillions prize by using the EuroMillions Checker to find out if your numbers came up, soon after each draw takes place. Buying EuroMillions tickets online is another good way to be certain of receiving your winnings as you will receive an email informing you of any cash amount due.
Tickets are on sale now for this Friday’s gigantic £93 million (€129 million) EuroMillions jackpot and can be bought through the Play EuroMillions page or at authorised retailers in any of the participating countries. You have until 7:30pm BST (8:30pm CEST) on the day of the draw to put yourself in contention for this life-changing prize.